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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

Did you have any of these problems during your pregnancy? CERVIX HAD TO BE SEWN SHUT (INCOMPETENT CERVIX, CERCLAGE)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1330 1281 98.4 97.3-99.0 49 1.6 1.0- 2.7
Age
< 20 years 129 125 97.4 91.3-99.3 4 2.6 0.7- 8.7
20-24 years 294 285 98.2 94.6-99.4 9 1.8 0.6- 5.4
25-34 years 688 666 99.1 97.8-99.6 22 0.9 0.4- 2.2
35+ years 219 205 97.0 92.6-98.8 14 3.0 1.2- 7.4
Race
White 974 945 98.8 97.7-99.4 29 1.2 0.6- 2.3
Black 282 265 96.9 93.1-98.6 17 3.1 1.4- 6.9
Other 74 71 99.2 97.6-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 176 168 96.2 90.9-98.5 8 3.8 1.5- 9.1
No 1154 1113 98.8 97.8-99.3 41 1.2 0.7- 2.2
Education
< High School 210 202 96.9 91.8-98.8 8 3.1 1.2- 8.2
High School 400 379 97.9 95.7-99.0 21 2.1 1.0- 4.3
> High School 718 698 99.3 98.2-99.7 20 0.7 0.3- 1.8
Marital Status
Married 877 843 98.7 97.7-99.3 34 1.3 0.7- 2.3
Other 453 438 97.9 95.3-99.0 15 2.1 1.0- 4.7
Income
14,999 or less 347 332 97.8 95.0-99.1 15 2.2 0.9- 5.0
15,000-24,999 175 168 98.6 95.7-99.5 7 1.4 0.5- 4.3
25,000-49,999 260 254 99.6 99.2-99.8 6 0.4 0.2- 0.8
50,000 or more 438 422 98.9 97.1-99.6 16 1.1 0.4- 2.9
WIC recipient
No 751 724 98.8 97.3-99.4 27 1.2 0.6- 2.7
Yes 575 554 98.0 96.1-99.0 21 2.0 1.0- 3.9
Medicaid recipient
No 669 646 99.1 98.0-99.6 23 0.9 0.4- 2.0
Yes 661 635 97.7 95.8-98.8 26 2.3 1.2- 4.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 586 544 93.2 90.9-95.0 42 6.8 5.0- 9.1
2500+ grams 744 737 98.8 97.5-99.5 7 1.2 0.5- 2.5

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

This page was generated on 01MAY08

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